Coronavirus: 5 Ways to Keep your Baby Safe

Coronavirus inaffect older people na watoto pia, that is infants (less than 1 year old) na toddlers (1-3 years old). We have tips and advice to help you protect your baby against Coronavirus:

1. Limit time na watu kwa community

One of the things unaweza fanya kupunguza spread ya Coronavirus is to limit contact as much as you can for your baby with others. Make sure your baby does not play with other children from other households and limit interaction with adults too during hii time.

2. Wash your hands regularly

Before touching your baby, osha mikono ukitumia sabuni soap na maji for at least 20 seconds to make sure you do not spread Coronavirus to them. Whether you are breastfeeding, holding them ama changing diapers.

3. Keep outings na mtoto wako fupi

Where possible, acha mtoi nyumbani under care ya family member. If you have to go out in public, vaa face mask, carry your baby and protect them from exposure to Coronavirus na shawl nyepesi. Maintain 1 metre safe-distance rule ukienda in public and wash your hands once you get back home.

4. Regularly disinfect surfaces in your house

Make it a habit to disinfect places kwa nyumba yako daily where many people are touching often.Vitu kama meza, door handles, switches, toys etc.

5. Wear a face mask

When holding or breastfeeding your baby, where possible vaa mask. Itasaidia to prevent any droplets from you coming into contact na mtoto wako.

 

Important!

Children under the age of 2 years old SHOULD NOT wear a face mask because they can easily suffocate and are not able to remove the masks on their own.

If YOU or a family member have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing get medical care as soon as possible.

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